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Events happening Tuesday

December 01, 2009

POP MUSIC

The Vic Chesnutt Band The alt-folk heavyweight is joined by members of Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Thee Silver Mount Zion Memorial Orchestra plus Fugazi's Guy Picciotto for a performance that will seamlessly blend folk, country, avant-garde rock and wounded, witty soul. In support of Chesnutt's latest album, "At the Cut." The Echoplex, 1154 Glendale Blvd., L.A. 7:30 p.m. $15. www.attheecho.com.

MOVIES

"Dynasty" Lake Tahoe. Norway. Northeast China. These are just a few of the places that deliver heaps upon heaps of powdery, snowy goodness. Narrated by Jonny Moseley, "Dynasty," from Warren Miller Films, presents a global tour. Writers Guild Theater, 135 S. Doheny Drive, Beverly Hills. 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. (800) 523-7117, www.warrenmiller.com. $18.

Zero Film Festival This festival feature self-financed films from six continents. Special events include rooftop projections, factories turned into cinemas and an all-night film marathon. Highlights include the L.A. premiere of "Colin," an ultra low-budget zombie film from Britain; the West Coast premiere of "Modern Love Is Automatic," a drama about an apathetic nurse who moonlights as a dominatrix; and a closing night marathon. Downtown Independent, 251 S. Main St., L.A.; Space 15Twenty, 1520 N. Cahuenga Blvd., L.A.; Echo Park Film Center, 1200 N. Alvarado St., L.A.; the Standard, 550 S. Flower St., L.A. Through Dec. 6.

EVENTS

World AIDS Day A few of L.A.'s leading lights of electronica and hip-hop join forces to combat the scourge of AIDS at this benefit show. Marrakesh House, 6310 Tompkins Place, Culver City. 7 p.m. www.marrakeshhouse.com.

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